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Iridium 37 - Orbit

View from above orbital plane
View from above orbital plane
View from above satellite
View from above satellite

Ground track
Ground track

The orbit data is extracted from the following two-line orbital elements,

1 24968U 97056D   14296.28091698  .00000609  00000-0  21021-3 0   109
2 24968 086.3989 003.4443 0002265 110.1796 249.9644 14.34219525893804
Epoch (UTC): 23 October 2014 06:44:31
Eccentricity: 0.0002265
inclination: 86.3989°
perigee height: 776 km
apogee height: 779 km
right ascension of ascending node: 3.4443°
argument of perigee: 110.1796°
revolutions per day: 14.34219525
mean anomaly at epoch: 249.9644°
orbit number at epoch: 89380

The dashed part of the orbit path shows where the satellite is in the earth's shadow,  

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